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== pv == Pipe Viewer - is a terminal-based tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pipeline. It can be inserted into any normal pipeline between two processes to give a visual indication of how quickly data is passing through, how long it has taken, how near to completion it is, and an estimate of how long it will be until completion. Additional support is available for multiple instances working in tandem, to given a visual indicator of relative throughput in a complex pipeline See the man pages for a full list of features. man pv Source homepage: http://www.ivarch.com/programs/pv.shtml Source download: http://www.ivarch.com/programs/sources/pv-1.3.4.tar.bz2 Author: Andrew Wood <andrew.wood@ivarch.com> Cygwin packager: dragomerlin at sourceforge.net License: Artistic License 2.0; see COPYING for details. --------------- Quick install --------------------- pv.exe to c:\cygwin\bin\ pv.1.gz to c:\cygwin\usr\share\man\man1\ ---- Complete install (the same with docs) -------- Install from cygwin terminal: wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/pv-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 -O - | tar -jxv -C / Uninstall (empty folders will remain) wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/pv-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 -O - | tar -jtf - | grep -v /$ | sed "s|^|\/|" | xargs rm -v ---------- Compile with cygport ------------------- cd /usr/src wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/pv-1.3.4-1-src.tar.bz2 tar -jxvf pv-1.3.4-1-src.tar.bz2 cygport pv-1.3.4-1.cygport all This will create the following packages: /usr/src/pv-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 /usr/src/pv-1.3.4-1-src.tar.bz2 /usr/src/pv-debuginfo-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 --- Manual compiling (from author's source code) --- Extract, configure and build: cd /usr/src wget http://www.ivarch.com/programs/sources/pv-1.3.4.tar.bz2 tar -jxvf pv-1.3.4.tar.bz2 cd pv-1.3.4 ./configure make Install: make install Uninstall: make uninstall Clean the sources: make clean When compiling from source doc folder is not installed. -------------- Package creation -------------------- Based on http://cygwin.com/setup.html How to create - pv-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 - pv-1.3.4-1-src.tar.bz2 - pv-debuginfo-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 Install build and build script requirements (see below) Switch to working dir cd /usr/src Download original source code wget http://www.ivarch.com/programs/sources/pv-1.3.4.tar.bz2 Create two source directories for comparison mkdir origsrc src Extract the original source code to both of them tar -jxvf pv-1.3.4.tar.bz2 -C origsrc tar -jxvf pv-1.3.4.tar.bz2 -C src Create the patches directory mkdir -p ./src/pv-1.3.4/CYGWIN-PATCHES/ Create a setup.hint in text unix format under CYGWIN-PATCHES wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/setup.hint -O ./src/pv-1.3.4/CYGWIN-PATCHES/setup.hint Create a cygport configuration file in text unix format wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/pv-1.3.4-1.cygport Create a README text file in unix format containing cygwin related information under CYGWIN-PATCHES and put it in under src/pv-1.3.4/CYGWIN-PATCHES/README wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/README -O ./src/pv-1.3.4/CYGWIN-PATCHES/README Make any other change that you consider necessary to src folder contents Create a patch to compare origsrc and src folders diff -Nrup origsrc src > pv-1.3.4-1.cygwin.patch Check that you have included the necessary dependencies in setup.hint, modify and run diff again cygport pv-1.3.4-1.cygport almostall cygport pv-1.3.4-1.cygport deps Compile and create the packages with cygport cygport pv-1.3.4-1.cygport all ----------- Install as a package with official setup.exe installer ----------------- Create a mirror on your local system and get into it cd /cygdrive/c mkdir -p cygwin-mirror/release cd cygwin-mirror Create a folder for each program you have inside release, in this case only pv mkdir release/pv Copy into the program folder the binary tar, src tar and setup.hint wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/pv-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 -O release/pv/pv-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2 wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/pv-1.3.4-1-src.tar.bz2 -O release/pv/pv-1.3.4-1-src.tar.bz2 wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/pv-1.3.4-1/setup.hint -O release/pv/setup.hint Download latest revision of genini to make setup.bz2 and setup.ini from the existing release from http://cygwin.com/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/genini/genini?cvsroot=cygwin-apps OR from wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/pvforcygwin/files/genini Generate setup.bz2 and setup.ini with genini perl script perl genini --output=setup --recursive --okmissing=source release cp setup setup.ini bzip2 setup Download the official setup.exe installer wget http://cygwin.com/setup.exe Install from local directory and skip setup.ini signature verification ./setup.exe -X -L -l c:\\cygwin-mirror There you can see the software you already installed with official installer plus the one existing in the mirror. To add more official software to your custom mirror download them to the release folder and generate again the setup.ini and setup.bz2 files. List of mirrors: http://cygwin.com/mirrors.html Examples with rsync and lftp: rsync -vaz rsync://mirrors.syringanetworks.net/cygwin/release/ release lftp -e "mirror -c release release;quit" cygwin.mirrorcatalogs.com/cygwin/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Runtime requirements: cygwin libintl8 Build requirements: binutils gcc4 gettext-devel libiconv make readline Build script additional requirements: coreutils findutils cygport To generate setup and get official packages perl rsync lftp ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Examples: To simulate typing echo "You can simulate on-screen typing just like in the movies" | pv -qL 10 To view pipe transfer rate and size wget -qO - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v1.0/linux-1.0.tar.gz | pv | gzip -d | pv > /dev/null Limit transfer rate over a pipe pv /dev/zero -L 1m > /dev/null Limit transfer rate and total size over a pipe cat /dev/zero | pv -L 3m | dd bs=1M count=5 iflag=fullblock > /dev/null More useful commands (URL) http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/matching/pv/cHY=/sort-by-votes ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Known issues: - Locking the terminal under mintty is problematic pv: failed to lock terminal: Invalid argument See http://code.google.com/p/pipeviewer/issues/detail?id=4 To circumvent the issue you can run executables from Windows Command Prompt (don't use mintty) c:\cygwin\bin\pv -cN source access.log | c:\cygwin\bin\gzip | c:\cygwin\bin\pv -cN c:\cygwin\bin\gzip > access.log.gz c:\cygwin\bin\dd if=/dev/sda bs=1M count=90 | c:\cygwin\bin\pv -cN source | c:\cygwin\bin\gzip | c:\cygwin\bin\pv -cN gz > data.gz ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cygwin version history: (For a list of changes in upstream releases, see http://www.ivarch.com/programs/pv.shtml) 1.3.4-1: - pv version 1.3.4
Source: README, updated 2012-07-20

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